Black Men’s Group (B.L.A.D.E.)

Blade Mission Statement
Brothers Leading Advocating Demonstrating Educating
We the brothers of BLADE are committed to work toward improving the quality of African American life in the South of Market and Tenderloin Neighborhoods
We will achieve these goals educating the people on their rights
We will achieve these goals by public demonstration and encouraging others to speak out
We will achieve these goals by working with City Hall on behalf
African Americans to improve the quality of life in our community
We will achieve these goals by working with the Police Department on improving the relationship between officers and Africans Americans in our community
We will achieve these goals by recognizing, encouraging and developing African American leadership and participation in our community
We will achieve these goals by working with people of all colors and genders while retaining the right to be a African American Men group
Our overall goal and main objective is to improve the negative perception of African American Men in our community.